An employee who holds first aid qualifications from St John Ambulance or an equivalent body,and who is appointed by the employer to participate in the emergency response team or to otherwise perform first aid duty,will be paid a first aid allowance of 2% of the standard rate per week in addition to the employee’s weekly wage rate for the period of the appointment
What to pay
$0.46 per hour up to a maximum of $17.55 per week
This allowance is based on the employee holding a relevant qualification
Should you withhold tax?
Withhold tax from this allowance
Should super be paid on this allowance?
This allowance forms part of ordinary times earnings
Should payroll tax be paid on this allowance?
Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes
How is it treated on the payment summary?
Include this allowance as part of gross wages
How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?